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Robert Ford with the Gun He Used to Kill Jesse James

Robert Ford with the Gun He Used to Kill Jesse James American History Civil Rights Famous People Film Government Crimes and Criminals

Robert Ford poses with the gun he used to kill Jesse James.  

The historical record tells us that Ford talked with Missouri's Governor, Thomas Crittenden, a few months before he assassinated the famous outlaw.  He wanted to make sure that he would receive a pardon (if he killed Jesse) and a reward (which the Governor had established as $10,000).


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Library of Congress.

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